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High School Students

If you are a high school student you may be eligible to enroll in two college courses each semester as an advanced education student if:

- You have completed the 10th grade or be 16 years old by the first day of instruction;
- You demonstrate exemplary academic achievement as evidenced by a GPA of 2.7 or above, an analysis of transcripts, assessment results, letters of support from high school counselors and teachers and/or other academic success indicators;
- The course you want to take is not available to you at your school;
- The course is not remedial (1-99 classes);
- The course is not being repeated due to an unsatisfactory grade;
- The course is for advanced study and you are able to demonstrate adequate preparation and completed pre-requisites for the course.

Before you register for classes, you must complete an “Advanced Education” Admission Packet which you can download from the link below or obtain at the college or your high school.

You must follow these steps EACH semester that you wish to register in classes as an advanced education student:
STEP 1: Application Process
Complete the online Los Rios application.
- Complete Advanced Education Application including the following:
     Copy of high school transcript and current high school class schedule.
     Approval signatures of High School Official and Parent/Legal Guardian.
     A copy of your Private School Affidavit when appropriate.
     Documentation of age (16 years of age or older).
     Completed personal statement.
STEP 2: Assessment
- If assessment placement is a prerequisite for the course the student is requesting, they must take the assessment test BEFORE they meet with a college counselor.  Results must be attached to the advanced education packet.
STEP 3: Counseling
- Prior to the Priority 3 registration period (which is May 15 & 16), advanced education students will only be able to meet with a college counselor during designated drop-in times (see dates below).  Students will NOT be seen if their packet is incomplete upon arriving for counseling.
SUMMER/FALL 2014 Advanced Education Drop-In/Appointment Schedule:
FLC: May 15, 1-6:30 PM and May 16, 1-4:30 PM
EDC: May 15, 1-6:30 PM and May 16, 1-4:30 PM
- During Open Registration through the start of the semester, advanced education students can meet with a counselor during the regular scheduled Drop-In days, every Tuesday at FLC from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (starting May 20, 2014).  Call 916-608-6510 to confirm times.
Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. 
NOTE:  The drop-in list may be closed at any point depending on the # of counselors on duty and the # of students waiting to be seen.
STEP 4: In- Person Registration
- Register for classes at Admissions & Records counter (in person) – Advanced Education students cannot enroll online. Students must register with approved packet and photo ID at the Admissions & Records counter.  Student must check their priority registration date on eServices - and register on or after that time.  The SUMMER/FALL 2014 Priority 3 registration dates are May 15 and 16 - high school students will be randomly assigned a time on one of those two days.
STEP 5: Fee payment
- Pay UTP fee (enrollment fees and student representation fees are waived) – advanced education students are not exempt from fees associated with being a non-resident or international student.

As an advanced education student, you are eligible for Priority 3 registration. You will have a PRIORITY APPOINTMENT DATE for the first date and time that you are eligible to register (and then any time after that). The priority appointment date is a random assignment and can be found online at eServices.

For more information or to make a counseling appointment, please call FLC at 916-608-6510; EDC at 530-642-5645; or RCC at 916-255-0717.